People buy vegetables next to a barricade set up in a neighbourhood due to lockdown restrictions introduced to try to halt a surge in cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus in Phnom Penh. Photo: AFP People buy vegetables next to a barricade set up in a neighbourhood due to lockdown restrictions introduced to try to halt a surge in cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus in Phnom Penh. Photo: AFP
People buy vegetables next to a barricade set up in a neighbourhood due to lockdown restrictions introduced to try to halt a surge in cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus in Phnom Penh. Photo: AFP

In Cambodia, extended Phnom Penh coronavirus lockdown leaves garment workers, market vendors hungry

  • Cambodia has closed markets in its capital and extended a two-week lockdown, designating some areas red zones and prohibiting people from going out
  • This has created a food emergency for many textile and other workers, with a labour analyst calling the government’s response ‘out of control’

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People buy vegetables next to a barricade set up in a neighbourhood due to lockdown restrictions introduced to try to halt a surge in cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus in Phnom Penh. Photo: AFP People buy vegetables next to a barricade set up in a neighbourhood due to lockdown restrictions introduced to try to halt a surge in cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus in Phnom Penh. Photo: AFP
People buy vegetables next to a barricade set up in a neighbourhood due to lockdown restrictions introduced to try to halt a surge in cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus in Phnom Penh. Photo: AFP
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